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What is the strongest eyeglasses prescription?

What is the strongest eyeglasses prescription?

Worst of the worst: A strong glasses prescription implied very severe refractive error. This is usually due to the eye either being too long, too short, or too irregular in shape. This leads to nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Generally the nearsighted prescriptions are highest due to extreme eye length, -30.00 is the worst I have seen. An aphakic person also who is also hyperopic could be +30.00. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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What is the strongest eyeglasses prescription?

What is the strongest eyeglasses prescription?

The one you can see: the best through. Everyone is different, and need different or NO correction to correct their refractive error. So seeing best is the goal! ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce your eyeglasses prescription?

Get laser surgery: This will reduce or eliminate your need for glasses. ...Read more

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What happens if I wear higher prescription eyeglasses than my actual prescription?

What happens if I wear higher prescription eyeglasses than my actual prescription?

Nothing bad: The eye cannot be damaged if you wear a prescription that is not correct. It will certainly cause strain and possible headaches, but as long as you are an adult, the worst case will be discomfort. The one exception is that children (especially those under age 7) who are not using the correct prescription may develop permanent vision loss. ...Read more

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Can wearing prescription eyeglasses continuously make your natural eyesight get worse?

Can wearing prescription eyeglasses continuously make your natural eyesight get worse?

No effect on sight: If you think of your eye as a camera, having a properly focused lens gives clearest picture possible, but the lens itself does not change the camera. The need for glasses comes from the eye not having the right shape or length. Glasses compensate for the physical abnormalities of the eye, but do not change the eye. So, using glasses does not help or worsen the natural sight. ...Read more

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Where can I buy new eyeglasses without a prescription by using my current lenses for them to copy?

Eyeglasses: If you want use your current lenses and want to chage just the frame, you may be able to get it done any of the local eyeglasses center. But it hard to find a suitable frame for old lenses. ...Read more

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What does a prescription for eyeglasses do for asthenopia?

What does a prescription for eyeglasses do for asthenopia?

Some relief: Asthenopia is pain in the eyes associated with long periods of close work. A proper prescription can potentially lessen this problem, but usually won't completely alleviate it. In people who need reading glasses, having an adequate prescription will certainly help. ...Read more

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Does changing eyeglasses prescription, tinting and uv cut help with minears disease. ?

Does changing eyeglasses prescription, tinting and uv cut help with minears disease.
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Probably not: Meniere's is an inner ear problem and not due to any dysfunction of the eye. The triggers are unknown but do not appear to be visual. I assume you have consulted with an otolaryngologist or better yet a neuro-otologist if there is one in your area. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where can I buy new eyeglasses without a prescription by giving my current lenses for them to copy?

Please help docs! where can I buy new eyeglasses without a prescription by giving my current lenses for them to copy?

Optical shops: Some optical shops will do this with the advice that they take no responsibility for the quality of vision and will not correct problems. In many States, laws forbid this practi ce. You might have to hunt around and of course you could probably get this done with no issue in many foreign countries. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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